Summer is a great time to think about simplifying your home. The weather is better so we can use our outdoor space more, do jobs around the home that are more difficult or unpleasant when it’s raining and, of course, many of us have the added excitement of the kids being off school so there are more toys, clutter and chaos! Here are 20 ways you can simplify your home this summer and some decluttering projects and tips which are designed for warmer days!
Decluttering is so popular right now and everyone seems to be throwing out their unwanted stuff, clearing their homes of the clutter and finding ways to organise what’s left. If you haven’t got started yet, aren’t quite sure what the fuss is all about or exactly why and how it’s going to help you anyway, then check out my 10 reasons to declutter your home. I’ll also give you some tips on how to start decluttering, common decluttering problems and how to get around them and why decluttering is the key to a simpler, easier and more intentional life for you and your family.
Just because you don’t have time, energy or knowledge to declutter your home, don’t think that decluttering isn’t for you! Here are my 30 favourite 10 minute decluttering projects for busy people that’ll kick-start your decluttering and tackle the main clutter-hotspots in your home. 10 minutes every now and then is better than nothing and you can make quite an impact with this list!
If you have a family, then you’re probably going to have lots of clutter come into your home on a daily basis! Keeping control of the clutter can be difficult even if you have strategies to help you manage and minimise it. To help you keep on top of the clutter and avoid it building up, check out my ideas for 4 clutter-busting daily routines to keep your home clutter free!
Setting up routines to manage your home and stay on top of the chores can save you lots of time and energy. Doing things regularly, little and often, will keep the clutter and mess away and your home won’t really get the chance to get that dirty! It won’t take you long to get everything done that you NEED to do so you have more time and energy to do the things that you WANT to do, and still have a lovely clean home as well! If this sounds good, then check out my 10 easy routines to keep the home clean and tidy.
Decluttering your home can be a huge task if you’ve never done it before, have a lot of stuff, don’t have much time or energy or aren’t in the right mindset to just dig in and get started. To help you declutter your home, one day and one step at a time, check out this post on 365 ways to declutter your home in 365 days.
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I’ve always encouraged my kids to help do chores around the house. As long as the chores are age-appropriate, I feel that it will help my kids, both now and in the future, and the rest of the family certainly benefits too. Check out this post to learn more about kids and chores and why and how to encourage kids to help at home. I’ve also included some ideas for chores that your kids could do at different ages to help you all get started!
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